SOURCE: Trilliant Exploration Corporation

August 17, 2009 09:27 ET

Trilliant Exploration Files Form 10Q

Increases Revenue 174% From Last Quarter

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 17, 2009) - Trilliant Exploration Corp. (OTCBB: TTXP), a fully operational and producing gold mining company based in Southern Ecuador, announced today that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) its second quarter Form 10-Q.

For the quarter ended June 30, 2009 the Company's Muluncaygold concession produced $174,145 in total gold sales operating at nearly 40% capacity throughout the entire quarter.

"The additional 35 ton ball mill greatly increased our operating results in the second quarter," said Mr. William Lieberman, Chief Executive Officer of Trilliant Exploration Corporation. "The mill is now running at full capacity and we are processing 50 tons per day at Muluncay. We expect strong results in the upcoming months after taking considerable time to make sure that we were operationally efficient," he added.

Trilliant Exploration's second quarter Form 10-Q filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on August 14, 2009 and can be viewed online at:

For more information and recorded video and interview with CEO William Lieberman please visit:

About Trilliant Exploration Corporation

Trilliant Exploration Corporation is a producing mineral exploration and development Company with its Administrative offices located in New York and principle operating concessions in Southern Ecuador, South America. The Company is engaged in gold mining and related activities, including exploration and acquisition of gold-bearing properties, the extraction and processing of ore, and reclamation of mining properties.

The Company continues to explore new opportunities in El Oro province, Southern Ecuador and is continuing its upgrade of Muluncaygold Corp S.A., that is currently processing rock at 50 tons-per-day producing an average of 6 to 8 grams of gold per ton from its concessions located in the center of the Portovelo-Zaruma mining camp. The Portovelo-Zaruma region has conservatively produced 4.5 million ounces of gold since 1905.

Trilliant Exploration's consolidated operation is well on track to process 200 tons-per-day of rock by the third quarter of 2009 and plans to reach its goal of 750 tons-per-day within the next 18 months.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and such Forward-Looking Statements are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby. Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties.

All statements other than statements of historical fact in this announcement are forward-looking statements, including but not limited to the viability of the company's business plans, the effect of acquisitions on our profitability, the effectiveness, profitability, and the marketability of the Company's products; the Company's ability to protect its proprietary information; general economic and business conditions; the volatility of the company's operating results and financial condition; and other risks detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections about the company and the industry. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent occurring events or circumstances, or to changes in its expectations, except as may be required by law. Although the company believes that the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, management cannot assure the public that their expectations will turn out to be correct, and investors are cautioned that actual results may differ materially from the anticipated results.

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